Glenelly Estate

Latest wine awards

Latest wine awards

Glenelly Estate reflects on a good year with strong international and local recognition for our wines from esteemed wine critics and competitions. These accolades are a much-appreciated reward for all the hard work, commitment and teamwork in the vineyards and the cellar.

Glenelly wines were honoured with a wide variety of 90+ ‘outstanding’ ratings (on the 100-point quality scale), from:

Tim Atkin MW, internationally renowned wine commentator and British Master of Wine;

Wine Spectator, highly-acclaimed US wine magazine;

Wine Advocate, arguably the world’s most influential wine publication;

James Suckling, American wine critic internationally regarded as one of the world’s most influential wine critics;

Decanter, the authoritative and internationally recognized UK wine publication read in 92 countries;

Veritas Awards, highly respected South African wine competition known as the ‘Oscars’ of the SA wine industry.

Lady May 

2011:

 95 Tim Atkin MW

2012:

 95 Tim Atkin MW (soon-to-be-released)

2013:

 95 Tim Atkin MW (patience…)

Estate Reserve Red

2011:

 92 Wine Spectator
 94 Tim Atkin MW

2012:

 92 Tim Atkin MW (soon-to-be-released)

Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay

2015:

 95 Decanter & Gold Medal
 92 Wine Advocate
 90 James Suckling
 90 Tim Atkin MW

2016:

 95 Tim Atkin MW

Glass Collection Wines:

Merlot 2015:

 90 Tim Atkin MW

Syrah 2015:

 91 Tim Atkin MW

Cabernet Franc 2015:

 91 Tim Atkin MW
 Double Gold Veritas Award